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OBLIGATION OF CONTRACTS, - continued.
when a contract requires new action to its enforcement, changes may be
new promise to revive a debt may be required to be in writing, 293.
nor laws extending corporate franchises, 293.
effect of police laws, 574–584.
in legal proceedings, not to be published, 449.
sale of obscene books and papers may be prohibited, 596.
(See CONSTRUCTION OF STATE CONSTITUTIONS.)
when bridges and dams to be considered such, 592–594.
when channels cut by private parties are private property, 590.
(See Hiru SEAS.)
appointments to, do not constitute contracts, 276.
whether they pertain to the executive, 115, n.
right to, not to be contested on habeas corpus, 318, n.
protection of dwelling-house against, 22, 299.
open house to serve criminal warrant, 303.
(See SEARCHES AND SEIZURES.)
but not for refusal to perform duty, 212.
legislature not to grant divorces, or exercise judicial power, 111, n.
impeachment of judges of, 160, n.
meaning of the term, 3, 4, 86.
proscription for, is unconstitutional, 390.
judicial, force of, as precedents, 50–54.
how far still in force, 25, 26, n.
admission of States to the Union under, 28, n.
special statutes licensing sale of lands forbidden, 98.
who excluded from suffrage, 599, n.
when should take place, 52.
private, exempt from seizure, 300, n., 306, n., 307, n.
protected the same as property, 358, n.
power of, to be exercised by governor, 115, n.
power to, does not include reprieves, 116, n.
right of, to custody of child, 340.
respective rights of father and mother, 348.
power of, to change the constitution, 3, 4, 86, 175.
influence of, in construction of constitutions, 130, 131.
privilege by, of members from arrest, 134.
legislature to govern by equal laws, 392.
and of discriminations against individuals and classes, 393, 394.
and of statutes in derogation of the common law, 61, n.
citizens of other States not to be discriminated against, 397.
control of, by general intent, 58, n.
defendants in criminal suits, evidence of, 317.
not compellable to testify against themselves, 313, 394.
estopped by judgment, 48, 49.
legislature may authorize sale of lands for purposes of, 102.
right of, in public highway, is property, 545, n.
power of States to require report of, from carriers, and to levy tax upon,
making carriers responsible for safety of, 580, 581.
exclusion of, from suffrage, 599.
assessments for, not within constitutional provisions respecting taxation,
or in proportion to street front, 507.
but each separate lot cannot be made a separate district, 508.
power over, of the revolutionary Congress, 6.
of Congress under the Constitution, 20.
for the same act under State and municipal laws, 199.
for violation of police regulations, 596.
legislature of, not to grant divorces, 111, n.
PENNSYLVANIA, -- continued.
protection by law of the land, 352, n.
religious tests in, 468, n.
reservation of powers to, by national Constitution, 19.
exercise of sovereign powers by, 598.
gradually acquired by servile classes in Great Britain, 295–299.
(See BILLS OF ATTAINDER.)
(See Ex Post Facto Laws.)
(See SEARCHES AND SEIZURES.)
unreasonable, not to be demanded, 310.
did not extend to American Colonies, 345.
general adoption of, 345.
when national courts may issue, 345, 346.
to enforce relative rights, 348.
right of, 349, 433, 434.
was a declaratory statute, 23, 257.
quartering soldiers upon subjects forbidden by, 308.
(See JURY TRIAL.)
libels by, injury presumed from, 423.
indecent, sale of, may be prohibited, 596.
sufficient in elections, 620.
regulation of sales of, 595.
pervading nature of, 572, 574.
nor rights granted by charters taken away, 578, 579.
regulation of, does not interfere with power of Congress over com-
restrictions on this control, 591.
when these bridges to be abated, 593.
when the dams may be abated, 594, 595.